Alta Loma Christian School features an outstanding, rigorous academic program in the context of a distinctly biblical worldview, for 3-year-old preschool through 8th grade.
Dually accredited by ACSI and WASC, Nationally-Distinguished Model School for Reading (2014).
A leading-edge, faith-based STEM school, ALCS became one of the first schools in California to teach computer coding to all students, PK through 8th Grade (began 2015-2016).
Safe, secure, gated campus.  Selected an Inland Empire Best of the Best Private School annually since 2016-2017 school year
Selected an Inland Empire Innovation Best Schools and Colleges recipient annually since the inception of the recognition program in the 2018-2019 school year
Middle school STEM Space Science and Engineering Team placed robotic software experiment on the International Space Station in 2017 and 2018, via SpaceX and Quest for Space Project. ALCS' third history-making STEM experiment traveled to the ISS in fall 2019.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 324 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,250
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Alta Loma Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild learning challenges
Year Founded
1980
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
324 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
52%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Alta Loma Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size
18 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
School Uniforms

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Please see our website for a detailed list of tuition rates.
Summer Program Cost Notes
Please see our website for summer rates.
% on Financial Aid
5%
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mrs. Olivia Cleland
Admissions Associate
Ms. Laura Jedlick

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Book Club, Chosen Girls- Bible Study, Mad Science, Robotics, Spanish Explorers, STEM Program - Eagle Beta Pi Applied Computing, STEM Program - Rocketry, STEM Program - Space Science & Engineering, Success through Chess, The Bridge - Bible Study for boys

Arts and Music Programs:
Dance & Sacred Dance, Joyful Song Choir, Music Lessons, Worship Band, Young Rembrandts Art Lessons

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Chozen Martial Arts, Interscholastic Sports, Intramural Sports

School Notes

 
  • "21st Century Skills. 1st Century Faith. Alta Loma Christian School."
  • "Not just a school you attend. A family you belong to. Alta Loma Christian School. Welcome home!"
  • *Dually and Fully Accredited by ASCI and WASC*
  • *Test Scores in the Top 10% of the Nation*
  • Faith-based STEM school
  • Small Class Sizes
  • Qualified, Professional, Caring, Accessible Christian Teachers
  • Biblical, Christian Wordlview, Biblically-Integrated Curriculum
  • Character Development
  • Weekly Chapel
  • Safe, Secure, Gated, Video-Monitored Campus
  • Accelerated Reader and Accelerated Math
  • Adaptive Standardized Testing
  • Leading-Edge Computer and Technology Program for All Students
  • Computer Coding Taught at All Grade Levels, Preschool-8th Grade
  • STEM Progam in Space Science and Engineering, with the grade 4-8 STEM team placing robotic software experiment on the Internaitonal Space Station in 2017 & 2018 via SpaceX and Quest for Space Project, with a third experiment scheduled for fall 2019
  • The Eagle Center for Creativity and Innovation (TECCI) founded in 2015 as a catalyst and incubator for new student endeavors in Arts & Sciences
  • Library, Bible, Music, Spanish (Middle School), Art, and Physical Education
  • Large Athletic Field and Multiple Playgrounds
  • After-School Sports, incluidng Interscholastic Athletics
  • Before and After School Care
  • Summer Program blends Academics and Activities
  • School Uniforms
  • Approved to issue I-20s, International Student Program
  • Beautiful View of the San Gabriel Mountains
  • Multiple Carson National Scholar Award Recipients
  • Selected Inland Empire Best of the Best Private School annually since the 2015-2016 school year.  
  • Selected Inland Empire Innovation Best Schools and Colleges honoree since inception of the recognition in 2018-2019 school year
  • Numerous After School Activities and ACSI Student Activities/Events, incluidng ACSI STEM Competition
Source: Verified school update

School Reviews

Endorse Alta Loma Christian School. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards
Endorse this school:

Nearby Homes for Sale

Recent Articles

A Timeline of Private School Events and History
A Timeline of Private School Events and History
What was the first private school? What's the oldest school? What are some of the educational philosophies commonly found? Some answers here.
Suicide Prevention: Caring For Our Young People
Suicide Prevention: Caring For Our Young People
At last we have a dedicated phone number for suicide and crisis support. The Suicide and Crisis Lifeline is 988. More about it and suicide prevention here.
School Safety
School Safety
Seemingly never-ending school shootings prompted me to find out whether private schools were safer than public schools. Some answers and opinions on the matter here.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 324 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,250
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Request Information

Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in San Bernardino County, CA is $7,889 for elementary schools and $10,749 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Bernardino County, CA is 95% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

Related School Videos

Quick Links